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Everything Potato Growers Should Know About Remote Sensing

Defining remote sensing, How does remote sensing work?, What information does remote sensing offer?, What platforms and sensors does remote sensing use?, What are the benefits of remote sensing?, etc.

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En España investigan variedades de papa que mejor se adapten al cambio climático

El Instituto Vasco de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario, NEIKER-Tecnalia, entidad pública dependiente de la Viceconsejeria de Agricultura, Pesca y Política Alimentaria del Gobierno Vasco, ha cerrado un proyecto de investigación sobre variedades de papa (o patata) que mejor se adaptan a las condiciones previstas de cambio climático, que estima un escenario con una disminución de la lluvia y temperaturas más extremas de calor y frío.

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5 Successful Experiences of Potato Seed Production in the Andes

The yield of the potato crop in the Andean countries is low, and a major cause is the seed degeneration. To solve this problem, those countries created seed certification programs. But its implementation has not delivered the expected results. So, the current seed systems need important changes to improve both the competitiveness and income of small farmers. The following article describes five successful experiences in Ecuador, Peru, Chile, and Argentina.